Both Samsung Biologics and GreenLight are committed to vaccine equity and envision a world capable of producing enough messenger RNA vaccine doses for billions of people each year. This supports GreenLight’s quest to vaccinate the world against COVID-19, as detailed in its Blueprint To Vaccinate The World, published in March 2021. not just for COVID-19 but other infectious diseases that reflect ongoing global health needs.
“We are excited to be working with Samsung to produce messenger RNA for our Covid vaccine study. There is an urgent need to develop vaccines for the whole world, ”said GreenLight CEO Andrey Zarur. “Our vaccine study will pave the way for making vaccines available to everyone, not just citizens of developed countries.”
“We are excited to partner with GreenLight to leverage our expertise in manufacturing a messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate to better serve patients in low-income countries,” said John Rim, CEO of Samsung Biologics. “This collaboration represents an important milestone for Samsung Biologics as we will begin our expanded capabilities and activities to provide end-to-end messenger RNA production from a single source, from active ingredient substance (DS) to aseptic fill finish (DP ) from a single location until commercial release. In this time of urgent global demand, we will seek seamless service across our bioproduction network to combat the COVID pandemic and in turn help advance the Korean vaccine hub goal. “
Samsung Biologics has been proactively addressing customer needs in the CDMO biopharmaceutical landscape, including its plans to expand the current Songdo facility with the manufacture of Messenger RNA Vaccine Active Substances (DS) scheduled for the beginning of 2022 cGMP operations are ready.
Founded in 2008, GreenLight aims to solve some of the world’s biggest problems by realizing the full potential of RNA for human health and agriculture. In human health, this includes messenger RNA vaccines and therapeutics. In agriculture, this includes RNA to protect honeybees and a number of crops. The company’s pioneering cell-free dsRNA production platform, which is protected by numerous patents, enables cost-effective and scalable production of RNA. For more information, visit https://www.greenlightbiosciences.com.
In August 2021GreenLight Biosciences announced plans to enter into a business combination with Environmental Impact Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq:ENVI).
About Samsung Biologics Co., Ltd.
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